Cryer Creek (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Ellis County, Texas (32.2° N, 96.5° W: paleocoordinates 37.0° N, 68.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sprinkle Formation (Taylor Group), Early/Lower Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• "Lower Taylor Marl Member, near base of Wolfe City Member (Campanian)."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Ronnie Finch

Primary reference: J. T. Thurmond. 1969. Notes on mosasaurs from Texas. The Texas Journal of Science 21(1):69-80 [M. Carrano/H. Street/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 106191: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 04.03.2011

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Tylosaurus cf. proriger Cope 1869 mosasaur
Strecker Museum 3025